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American Eagle Airlines Reports September Traffic

American Eagle reported a September load factor of 68.7 percent - an increase of 4.1 points compared to the same period last year.

FORT WORTH, Texas, Oct. 5 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- American Eagle reported a September load factor of 68.7 percent - an increase of 4.1 points compared to the same period last year. Traffic increased 5.9 percent year over year as capacity decreased 0.5 percent.

American Eagle boarded 1.5 million passengers in September.

AMERICAN EAGLE

COMPARATIVE PRELIMINARY TRAFFIC SUMMARY

  September
  20092008CHANGE
PASSENGER MILES (000)    
SYSTEM 622,058587,4955.9 %
 AMERICAN EAGLE AIRLINES584,679557,4784.9
 EXECUTIVE AIRLINES37,37830,01724.5
     
SEAT MILES (000)    
SYSTEM 906,071910,704-0.5 %
 AMERICAN EAGLE AIRLINES830,616849,457-2.2
 EXECUTIVE AIRLINES75,45561,24723.2
     
LOAD FACTOR    
SYSTEM 68.764.54.1 pts
 AMERICAN EAGLE AIRLINES70.465.64.8
 EXECUTIVE AIRLINES49.549.00.5
     
PASSENGERS BOARDED    
SYSTEM 1,532,0631,406,2538.9
 AMERICAN EAGLE AIRLINES1,342,1761,262,0896.3
 EXECUTIVE AIRLINES189,887144,16431.7
     
  Year-To-Date
  20092008Change
PASSENGER MILES (000)    
SYSTEM 5,748,5106,127,255-6.2 %
 AMERICAN EAGLE AIRLINES5,336,1395,715,676-6.6
 EXECUTIVE AIRLINES412,371411,5800.2
     
SEAT MILES (000)    
SYSTEM 8,045,4758,689,065-7.4 %
 AMERICAN EAGLE AIRLINES7,333,7627,995,370-8.3
 EXECUTIVE AIRLINES711,713693,6952.6
     
LOAD FACTOR    
SYSTEM 71.570.50.9 pts
 AMERICAN EAGLE AIRLINES72.871.51.3
 EXECUTIVE AIRLINES57.959.3-1.4
     
PASSENGERS BOARDED    
SYSTEM 13,958,73514,717,047-5.2 %
 AMERICAN EAGLE AIRLINES11,908,88612,804,245-7.0
 EXECUTIVE AIRLINES2,049,8491,912,8027.2

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SOURCE: American Eagle Airlines

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